Nutrition in Skin Health and Disease
Edited by Elizabeth J. Johnson, Julie A. Evans, Alexa B. Kimball
CRC Press – 2012 – 300 pages
This book presents a basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of human skin, including the mechanisms on nutrient deposition into skin layers. It describes methodologies used in skin research and discusses the most recent tools available for science, clinical, and epidemiologic research. Organized by specific area of health or disease, the chapters cover anatomy and physiology; skin research methodology; nutrition and skin immunity; nutritional aspects of wound healing; skin aging; skin cancer; the role of vitamin D and sunlight in health and disease; retinoids and acne; and other diseases or conditions that have a nutritional component to their prevention or treatment.
Skin Anatomy and Physiology
Skin Research Methodology
Nutrition and Skin Immunity
Nutritional Aspects of Wound Healing
The Role of Vitamin D and Sunlight in Health and Disease
Retinoids and Acne
Elizabeth J. Johnson is a Research Scientist and an Assistant Professor at Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center, School of Nutrition, Tufts University Boston, Massachusetts.
Julie A. Evans is a PhD Candidate in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center.
Alexa Kimball is Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Director of the Clinical Unit for Research Trials in Skin at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.